1980 Detroit Tigers Game-by-Game Results

American League (AL)
Team Record: 84-78
Finished 4th in the AL's East Division
Attendance: 1,785,360, Avg. 23,492
Ballpark: Tiger Stadium
Manager: Sparky Anderson (84-78)
Location: Detroit, Michigan
1980 Detroit Tigers Statistics
1980 Detroit Tigers Roster

The Detroit Tigers of the American League ended the 1980 season with a record of 84 wins and 78 losses, finishing fourth in the AL's East Division.

The Tigers scored 830 runs, best in the league. Detroit conceded 757 runs. Lance Parrish led the squad with 24 home runs, while Champ Summers, John Wockenfuss and Steve Kemp each walloped 20 or more also. Steve Kemp drove in 101 runs. Alan Trammell paced all regular batters by hitting .300. Jack Morris topped the team with 16 wins, and Dave Rozema recorded a 3.92 ERA, best among regularly-used pitchers.

Sparky Anderson coached the team.

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Regular Season Runs For: 827
Regular Season Runs Against: 754

Date Game Res Home Road Record
April 10, 1980 Detroit Tigers 5 at Kansas City Royals 1 W 0-0 1-0 1-0
April 11, 1980 Detroit Tigers 0 at Kansas City Royals 4 L 0-0 1-1 1-1
April 12, 1980 Detroit Tigers 6 at Kansas City Royals 8 L 0-0 1-2 1-2
April 13, 1980 Detroit Tigers 2 at Kansas City Royals 3 L 0-0 1-3 1-3
April 14, 1980 Detroit Tigers 1 at Boston Red Sox 3 L 0-0 1-4 1-4
April 16, 1980 Detroit Tigers 9 at Boston Red Sox 10 L 0-0 1-5 1-5
April 17, 1980 Detroit Tigers 4 at Boston Red Sox 5 L 0-0 1-6 1-6
April 18, 1980 Kansas City Royals 9 at Detroit Tigers 6 L 0-1 1-6 1-7
April 19, 1980 Kansas City Royals 6 at Detroit Tigers 8 W 1-1 1-6 2-7
April 20, 1980 Kansas City Royals 9 at Detroit Tigers 6 L 1-2 1-6 2-8
April 21, 1980 Detroit Tigers 2 at Texas Rangers 3 L 1-2 1-7 2-9
April 22, 1980 Detroit Tigers 2 at Texas Rangers 0 W 1-2 2-7 3-9
April 23, 1980 Detroit Tigers 5 at Texas Rangers 4 W 1-2 3-7 4-9
April 25, 1980 Boston Red Sox 3 at Detroit Tigers 11 W 2-2 3-7 5-9
April 26, 1980 Boston Red Sox 12 at Detroit Tigers 7 L 2-3 3-7 5-10
April 27, 1980 Boston Red Sox 5 at Detroit Tigers 8 W 3-3 3-7 6-10
April 29, 1980 Texas Rangers 10 at Detroit Tigers 5 L 3-4 3-7 6-11
April 30, 1980 Texas Rangers 4 at Detroit Tigers 5 W 4-4 3-7 7-11
May 2, 1980 Detroit Tigers 6 at Oakland Athletics 10 L 4-4 3-8 7-12
May 3, 1980 Detroit Tigers 3 at Oakland Athletics 5 L 4-4 3-9 7-13
May 4, 1980 Detroit Tigers 4 at Oakland Athletics 0 W 4-4 4-9 8-13
May 4, 1980 Detroit Tigers 0 at Oakland Athletics 1 L 4-4 4-10 8-14
May 6, 1980 Detroit Tigers 9 at Seattle Mariners 5 W 4-4 5-10 9-14
May 7, 1980 Detroit Tigers 6 at Seattle Mariners 7 L 4-4 5-11 9-15
May 8, 1980 Detroit Tigers 3 at Seattle Mariners 4 L 4-4 5-12 9-16
May 9, 1980 Detroit Tigers 6 at California Angels 5 W 4-4 6-12 10-16
May 10, 1980 Detroit Tigers 6 at California Angels 1 W 4-4 7-12 11-16
May 11, 1980 Detroit Tigers 4 at California Angels 0 W 4-4 8-12 12-16
May 13, 1980 Oakland Athletics 3 at Detroit Tigers 4 W 5-4 8-12 13-16
May 14, 1980 Oakland Athletics 5 at Detroit Tigers 6 W 6-4 8-12 14-16
May 16, 1980 Baltimore Orioles 2 at Detroit Tigers 1 L 6-5 8-12 14-17
May 18, 1980 Baltimore Orioles 4 at Detroit Tigers 6 W 7-5 8-12 15-17
May 19, 1980 New York Yankees 1 at Detroit Tigers 0 L 7-6 8-12 15-18
May 20, 1980 New York Yankees 8 at Detroit Tigers 12 W 8-6 8-12 16-18
May 21, 1980 New York Yankees 9 at Detroit Tigers 5 L 8-7 8-12 16-19
May 22, 1980 Detroit Tigers 1 at Baltimore Orioles 5 L 8-7 8-13 16-20
May 23, 1980 Detroit Tigers 3 at Baltimore Orioles 5 L 8-7 8-14 16-21
May 24, 1980 Detroit Tigers 1 at Baltimore Orioles 9 L 8-7 8-15 16-22
May 25, 1980 Detroit Tigers 6 at Baltimore Orioles 4 W 8-7 9-15 17-22
May 26, 1980 Detroit Tigers 5 at New York Yankees 13 L 8-7 9-16 17-23
May 27, 1980 Detroit Tigers 6 at New York Yankees 9 L 8-7 9-17 17-24
May 28, 1980 Detroit Tigers 6 at New York Yankees 3 W 8-7 10-17 18-24
May 30, 1980 California Angels 1 at Detroit Tigers 12 W 9-7 10-17 19-24
May 31, 1980 California Angels 6 at Detroit Tigers 1 L 9-8 10-17 19-25
June 3, 1980 Seattle Mariners 2 at Detroit Tigers 4 W 10-8 10-17 20-25
June 4, 1980 Seattle Mariners 2 at Detroit Tigers 8 W 11-8 10-17 21-25
June 6, 1980 Detroit Tigers 4 at Milwaukee Brewers 8 L 11-8 10-18 21-26
June 7, 1980 Detroit Tigers 3 at Milwaukee Brewers 5 L 11-8 10-19 21-27
June 8, 1980 Detroit Tigers 9 at Milwaukee Brewers 5 W 11-8 11-19 22-27
June 10, 1980 Minnesota Twins 3 at Detroit Tigers 8 W 12-8 11-19 23-27
June 11, 1980 Minnesota Twins 9 at Detroit Tigers 5 L 12-9 11-19 23-28
June 12, 1980 Minnesota Twins 4 at Detroit Tigers 8 W 13-9 11-19 24-28
June 13, 1980 Chicago White Sox 4 at Detroit Tigers 8 W 14-9 11-19 25-28
June 14, 1980 Chicago White Sox 0 at Detroit Tigers 3 W 15-9 11-19 26-28
June 16, 1980 Milwaukee Brewers 5 at Detroit Tigers 6 W 16-9 11-19 27-28
June 16, 1980 Milwaukee Brewers 5 at Detroit Tigers 3 L 16-10 11-19 27-29
June 17, 1980 Milwaukee Brewers 0 at Detroit Tigers 3 W 17-10 11-19 28-29
June 19, 1980 Detroit Tigers 1 at Minnesota Twins 5 L 17-10 11-20 28-30
June 20, 1980 Detroit Tigers 5 at Chicago White Sox 3 W 17-10 12-20 29-30
June 21, 1980 Detroit Tigers 4 at Chicago White Sox 1 W 17-10 13-20 30-30
June 22, 1980 Detroit Tigers 7 at Chicago White Sox 1 W 17-10 14-20 31-30
June 22, 1980 Detroit Tigers 6 at Chicago White Sox 4 W 17-10 15-20 32-30
June 23, 1980 Detroit Tigers 5 at Cleveland Indians 4 W 17-10 16-20 33-30
June 24, 1980 Detroit Tigers 9 at Cleveland Indians 4 W 17-10 17-20 34-30
June 25, 1980 Detroit Tigers 13 at Cleveland Indians 3 W 17-10 18-20 35-30
June 27, 1980 Detroit Tigers 7 at Toronto Blue Jays 2 W 17-10 19-20 36-30
June 28, 1980 Detroit Tigers 8 at Toronto Blue Jays 3 W 17-10 20-20 37-30
June 29, 1980 Detroit Tigers 0 at Toronto Blue Jays 2 L 17-10 20-21 37-31
June 30, 1980 Cleveland Indians 4 at Detroit Tigers 9 W 18-10 20-21 38-31
July 1, 1980 Cleveland Indians 8 at Detroit Tigers 7 L 18-11 20-21 38-32
July 2, 1980 Cleveland Indians 6 at Detroit Tigers 7 W 19-11 20-21 39-32
July 3, 1980 Toronto Blue Jays 5 at Detroit Tigers 8 W 20-11 20-21 40-32
July 4, 1980 Toronto Blue Jays 3 at Detroit Tigers 4 W 21-11 20-21 41-32
July 5, 1980 Toronto Blue Jays 5 at Detroit Tigers 3 L 21-12 20-21 41-33
July 6, 1980 Toronto Blue Jays 5 at Detroit Tigers 7 W 22-12 20-21 42-33
July 10, 1980 Detroit Tigers 2 at Kansas City Royals 3 L 22-12 20-22 42-34
July 11, 1980 Detroit Tigers 3 at Kansas City Royals 7 L 22-12 20-23 42-35
July 12, 1980 Detroit Tigers 3 at Boston Red Sox 9 L 22-12 20-24 42-36
July 13, 1980 Detroit Tigers 4 at Boston Red Sox 8 L 22-12 20-25 42-37
July 14, 1980 Detroit Tigers 12 at Boston Red Sox 4 W 22-12 21-25 43-37
July 16, 1980 Detroit Tigers 7 at Oakland Athletics 2 W 22-12 22-25 44-37
July 17, 1980 Detroit Tigers 2 at Oakland Athletics 5 L 22-12 22-26 44-38
July 18, 1980 Detroit Tigers 5 at Seattle Mariners 3 W 22-12 23-26 45-38
July 19, 1980 Detroit Tigers 5 at Seattle Mariners 3 W 22-12 24-26 46-38
July 20, 1980 Detroit Tigers 5 at Seattle Mariners 2 W 22-12 25-26 47-38
July 21, 1980 Detroit Tigers 14 at California Angels 3 W 22-12 26-26 48-38
July 22, 1980 Detroit Tigers 4 at California Angels 6 L 22-12 26-27 48-39
July 23, 1980 Detroit Tigers 7 at California Angels 6 W 22-12 27-27 49-39
July 25, 1980 Oakland Athletics 5 at Detroit Tigers 3 L 22-13 27-27 49-40
July 26, 1980 Oakland Athletics 0 at Detroit Tigers 7 W 23-13 27-27 50-40
July 27, 1980 Oakland Athletics 2 at Detroit Tigers 4 W 24-13 27-27 51-40
July 27, 1980 Oakland Athletics 4 at Detroit Tigers 0 L 24-14 27-27 51-41
July 28, 1980 California Angels 3 at Detroit Tigers 2 L 24-15 27-27 51-42
July 29, 1980 California Angels 7 at Detroit Tigers 0 L 24-16 27-27 51-43
July 30, 1980 California Angels 6 at Detroit Tigers 5 L 24-17 27-27 51-44
July 31, 1980 California Angels 6 at Detroit Tigers 15 W 25-17 27-27 52-44
August 1, 1980 Seattle Mariners 0 at Detroit Tigers 1 W 26-17 27-27 53-44
August 1, 1980 Seattle Mariners 2 at Detroit Tigers 5 W 27-17 27-27 54-44
August 2, 1980 Seattle Mariners 3 at Detroit Tigers 9 W 28-17 27-27 55-44
August 3, 1980 Seattle Mariners 3 at Detroit Tigers 4 W 29-17 27-27 56-44
August 4, 1980 Kansas City Royals 6 at Detroit Tigers 5 L 29-18 27-27 56-45
August 5, 1980 Kansas City Royals 6 at Detroit Tigers 3 L 29-19 27-27 56-46
August 6, 1980 Kansas City Royals 5 at Detroit Tigers 4 L 29-20 27-27 56-47
August 8, 1980 Detroit Tigers 8 at Texas Rangers 0 W 29-20 28-27 57-47
August 9, 1980 Detroit Tigers 3 at Texas Rangers 4 L 29-20 28-28 57-48
August 10, 1980 Detroit Tigers 2 at Texas Rangers 4 L 29-20 28-29 57-49
August 11, 1980 Boston Red Sox 7 at Detroit Tigers 8 W 30-20 28-29 58-49
August 12, 1980 Boston Red Sox 5 at Detroit Tigers 4 L 30-21 28-29 58-50
August 13, 1980 Boston Red Sox 1 at Detroit Tigers 2 W 31-21 28-29 59-50
August 14, 1980 Boston Red Sox 3 at Detroit Tigers 1 L 31-22 28-29 59-51
August 15, 1980 Texas Rangers 6 at Detroit Tigers 2 L 31-23 28-29 59-52
August 16, 1980 Texas Rangers 12 at Detroit Tigers 5 L 31-24 28-29 59-53
August 17, 1980 Texas Rangers 9 at Detroit Tigers 3 L 31-25 28-29 59-54
August 17, 1980 Texas Rangers 12 at Detroit Tigers 6 L 31-26 28-29 59-55
August 18, 1980 Detroit Tigers 5 at Milwaukee Brewers 12 L 31-26 28-30 59-56
August 19, 1980 Detroit Tigers 6 at Milwaukee Brewers 2 W 31-26 29-30 60-56
August 20, 1980 Detroit Tigers 8 at Milwaukee Brewers 6 W 31-26 30-30 61-56
August 21, 1980 Detroit Tigers 3 at Minnesota Twins 5 L 31-26 30-31 61-57
August 21, 1980 Detroit Tigers 4 at Minnesota Twins 2 W 31-26 31-31 62-57
August 22, 1980 Detroit Tigers 5 at Minnesota Twins 6 L 31-26 31-32 62-58
August 23, 1980 Detroit Tigers 4 at Minnesota Twins 3 W 31-26 32-32 63-58
August 24, 1980 Detroit Tigers 3 at Minnesota Twins 2 W 31-26 33-32 64-58
August 26, 1980 Detroit Tigers 5 at Chicago White Sox 4 W 31-26 34-32 65-58
August 27, 1980 Detroit Tigers 2 at Chicago White Sox 3 L 31-26 34-33 65-59
August 28, 1980 Milwaukee Brewers 7 at Detroit Tigers 11 W 32-26 34-33 66-59
August 29, 1980 Milwaukee Brewers 2 at Detroit Tigers 8 W 33-26 34-33 67-59
August 30, 1980 Milwaukee Brewers 6 at Detroit Tigers 4 L 33-27 34-33 67-60
August 31, 1980 Milwaukee Brewers 11 at Detroit Tigers 6 L 33-28 34-33 67-61
September 1, 1980 Chicago White Sox 11 at Detroit Tigers 3 L 33-29 34-33 67-62
September 2, 1980 Chicago White Sox 2 at Detroit Tigers 11 W 34-29 34-33 68-62
September 2, 1980 Chicago White Sox 1 at Detroit Tigers 6 W 35-29 34-33 69-62
September 3, 1980 Chicago White Sox 4 at Detroit Tigers 5 W 36-29 34-33 70-62
September 5, 1980 Minnesota Twins 0 at Detroit Tigers 1 W 37-29 34-33 71-62
September 6, 1980 Minnesota Twins 4 at Detroit Tigers 0 L 37-30 34-33 71-63
September 7, 1980 Minnesota Twins 3 at Detroit Tigers 1 L 37-31 34-33 71-64
September 8, 1980 Baltimore Orioles 9 at Detroit Tigers 2 L 37-32 34-33 71-65
September 8, 1980 Baltimore Orioles 8 at Detroit Tigers 6 L 37-33 34-33 71-66
September 9, 1980 Baltimore Orioles 2 at Detroit Tigers 0 L 37-34 34-33 71-67
September 10, 1980 Baltimore Orioles 8 at Detroit Tigers 4 L 37-35 34-33 71-68
September 12, 1980 Detroit Tigers 6 at Cleveland Indians 3 W 37-35 35-33 72-68
September 13, 1980 Detroit Tigers 7 at Cleveland Indians 4 W 37-35 36-33 73-68
September 14, 1980 Detroit Tigers 4 at Cleveland Indians 5 L 37-35 36-34 73-69
September 14, 1980 Detroit Tigers 0 at Cleveland Indians 3 L 37-35 36-35 73-70
September 16, 1980 Detroit Tigers 8 at Baltimore Orioles 3 W 37-35 37-35 74-70
September 17, 1980 Detroit Tigers 3 at Baltimore Orioles 9 L 37-35 37-36 74-71
September 18, 1980 Detroit Tigers 3 at Baltimore Orioles 7 L 37-35 37-37 74-72
September 19, 1980 Cleveland Indians 3 at Detroit Tigers 4 W 38-35 37-37 75-72
September 20, 1980 Cleveland Indians 3 at Detroit Tigers 13 W 39-35 37-37 76-72
September 21, 1980 Cleveland Indians 1 at Detroit Tigers 13 W 40-35 37-37 77-72
September 22, 1980 Toronto Blue Jays 6 at Detroit Tigers 5 L 40-36 37-37 77-73
September 23, 1980 Toronto Blue Jays 9 at Detroit Tigers 7 L 40-37 37-37 77-74
September 24, 1980 Toronto Blue Jays 8 at Detroit Tigers 9 W 41-37 37-37 78-74
September 26, 1980 New York Yankees 7 at Detroit Tigers 5 L 41-38 37-37 78-75
September 27, 1980 New York Yankees 1 at Detroit Tigers 5 W 42-38 37-37 79-75
September 28, 1980 New York Yankees 5 at Detroit Tigers 6 W 43-38 37-37 80-75
September 29, 1980 Detroit Tigers 8 at Toronto Blue Jays 2 W 43-38 38-37 81-75
September 30, 1980 Detroit Tigers 5 at Toronto Blue Jays 3 W 43-38 39-37 82-75
October 1, 1980 Detroit Tigers 11 at Toronto Blue Jays 7 W 43-38 40-37 83-75
October 2, 1980 Detroit Tigers 2 at New York Yankees 3 L 43-38 40-38 83-76
October 4, 1980 Detroit Tigers 2 at New York Yankees 5 L 43-38 40-39 83-77
October 4, 1980 Detroit Tigers 7 at New York Yankees 6 W 43-38 41-39 84-77
October 5, 1980 Detroit Tigers 1 at New York Yankees 2 L 43-38 41-40 84-78


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